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Full text of "Linguistic Survey Of India Vol Ii Mon Khmer Siamese Chinese Families"

[Ho. 4.]

MON-KHMER FAMILY.

KHASSI.

LYNG-NGAM DIALECT.

(U DoJiory Ropmay, WOO.)

(DISTRICT, KHASI AND JAIHTIA HILLS,)

SPECIMEN II.

Urn-met   ne   ta-ha-jong     tymma     u        jawmai.
What      I   at-the-time   recollect   the    earthquake.

Yngkheit   be       jawmai     ta-ha-thu-tak   Iia
STiooJc    the   earthquake        fust             at

ha         iw.       Yngkheit   kynsan.    Ne    tiang-dait
at    market.        Shook       severe.      I      afraid
lah-lip.   Njap     yn-ji.     Tali      khiaw      kymiang

fell.     Died   no-one.    Only    vessels      earthen
He-ymmot   law   bang   njoh   jet   ja.        Synshih

At-night    we     eat     got    not food.   Morning
He-ymmot   law   in     katyrna.   Ynjai   be   slap

At-night     we slept   outside.     Fell    the. rain

jong           jut          s5rn

time   sharpening   spear
ynnan   bet.         I-in
much   very.    The-howe
ympait,       met-met
broke,     anything (else)
se   law   bang       njoh
to    us     eat   (was)-got
kynsan,   iaw      jymbait
heavily^    we   (were)-wet

dyn-no
to-sell
prok
all
yn-ji.
not.
ja.
food.
prok.
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